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We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Eunice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Eunice received a $493 second payment.
"The other NGOs here gives you money and you pay back,GD gives you money that is unconditional. You plan everything by yourself depending on what you lack most."
Susan's family
access_time 6 years ago
Susan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the upcoming transfer on building a three roomed house because the house am staying in at the moment is a one roomed house that leaks during rainy seasons."
Damaris's family
access_time 6 years ago
Damaris received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to build a spacious house and now I feel at peace."
Milka's family
access_time 6 years ago
Milka received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school fees, buying a cow and do farming"
Josephat's family
access_time 6 years ago
Josephat received a $493 second payment.
"I used to have a burden of paying school fees but after receiving the transfer i cleared it, after reconnecting my water system,the burden of having to walk long distances to get water is no longer there for my children. My business also now gives more income since i am using my own electricity connection."
Willis's family
access_time 6 years ago
Willis received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I have managed to buy my own piece of land."
Siprine's family
access_time 6 years ago
Siprine received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to expand my house, buy a cow and pay school fees for my children with my upcoming transfer"
Irine's family
access_time 6 years ago
Irine received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly does not have middle men between them and their recipients like other NGOs. That is better."
Jane's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is seeing my mother in law well and back on her feet again,this was only possible through the transfers."
Herine's family
access_time 6 years ago
Herine enrolled.
"My biggest hardship was when I lost my husband a long time ago and the house I was living in was worn out and I had no one to help me rebuild it."